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Minisink in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Minisink

 
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Battle of Minisink Marker
Inscription.
One of the deadliest in
frontier warefare, between
Militia and Brantís Tories
and Mohawks, on this hill
July 22, 1779.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 28.675′ N, 74° 57.981′ W. Marker is in Minisink, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eldred NY 12732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Minisink (approx. 0.4 miles away); Minisink Battle July 22d 1779 (approx. half a mile away); Minisink Battleground Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle at Minisink (approx. 0.7 miles away); Indian Rock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Minisink Battle Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hospital Rock (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Minisink
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Battle of Minisink Marker
This photo looks west, in the direction of the July 21, 1779 Battle of Minisink.
. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Battle of Minisink Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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